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Åsa Tivesten, MD, PhD

Principal Investigator

Dr Åsa Tivesten is professor at the Wallenberg Laboratory for Cardiovascular Research at the Institute of Medicine, Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden. She received her MD in 1994 and her PhD in 2003. She has a board certificate as physician in Internal Medicine (2003) and has worked as a senior consultant since 2013.

Dr Tivesten’s research focuses on the cardiovascular actions of sex hormones, particularly on atherosclerosis. In her research, she combines experimentation on animals with epidemiological methods.


  • Swedish Research Council
  • Swedish Heart-Lung Foundation
  • Novo Nordisk Foundation
  • ALF Göteborg


Contact Information

Åsa Tivesten

The Wallenberg Laboratory, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, SE-413 45 Göteborg, Sweden

Visiting Address:
Bruna Stråket 16

+46 (0)31-342 2913

+46 (0)31-82 37 62

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